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Kiran Bedi Biography

Kiran Bedi Biography

  • Born - June 9, 1949 (age 62) Amritsar, Punjab, India
  • Occupation - IPS Officer (1972–2007) Social activist
  • Nationality - Indian
  • Alma mater - Panjab University, Chandigarh, University of Delhi, IIT Delhi
  • Religion - Hinduism
  • Parents - Prem Peshawaria (Mother), Prakash Peshawaria (Father)
  • Spouse name - Brij Bedi
  • Child name - Saina
  • Awards - United Nations Medal 2004, Ramon Magsaysay Award 1994, President’s Gallantry Award 1979

According to the biography of Kiran Bedi, She completed schooling from Sacred Heart School of Amritsar and at the same place; she joined ‘National- Cadet- Corps’ that is also known as NCC. She was a good tennis player and inspired by her father. Her father was a brilliant tennis player. Kiran Bedi biography tells about her educational life that in the year 1964 to 1968, she achieved degree of B.A. with the subject English Honors from Government College of Women, Amritsar.

Kiran Bedi profile says that she earned her Master's degree with the subject of Political Science in the years 1968 to 1970 from ‘Punjab University’, Chandigarh and at that time, this university was ranked in top universities of India. In 1988, she received LLB degree that is known as law degree and in 1993; she had done Ph.D. with Social Science. She won the title of “Asian Ladies” at the age of 22 years.

According to the Kiran Bedi biography, Kiran Bedi started her profession as Political Science Lecturer between the years from 1970 to 1972at “Khalsa College” of Women that is situated in Amritsar, India. In the month of July of year 1972, she has joined “Police Service” of India. She has an own website and on that website, she has written a status that due to her urge for becoming outstanding, she joined police service.

She served up huge number of toughest assignments varying from New Delhi’s “Traffic Commissioner”, “Deputy Inspector Police General” in revolution prone Mizoram, Advisor of “Lieutanent Governor” of Chandigarh. As well as she has served as “Director General” of “Control Bureau of Narcotics” and on deputation of United Nation, where Kiran Bedi became Advisor of Civilian Police in peacekeeping department of United Nations. For that, she got an award of United Nations medal. She is commonly referred as “Crane Bedi” for pulling the car of Prime Minister “Indira Gandhi” for parking violation because at that time, Indira Gandhi was on the tour of United Nations. Biography of Kiran Bedi says about her career that Kiran Bedi prejudiced numerous decisions of Police Service of India, mainly in areas of traffic management, VIP security and control on narcotics. At the time of her spell as General Inspector of Prisons of Tihar Jail, Delhi in the year 1993 and she worked there until the year 1995.

When you will read Kiran Bedi profile then you will find that she associated large numbers of modifications in prison management and commenced large number of procedures such as yoga, detoxification programs, literacy programs vipassana meditation and redressing of prisoners complaints. For that, she won “Ramon Magsaysay” Award in the year 1994 and got a Fellowship award “Jawaharlal Nehru “for writing about all her works, whatever she had done in Tihar jail.

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